News

28
Sep
2018

High Times Buys Dope, Leafly CEO Ousted

28.09.2018 admin News USA No Comments

Longtime cannabis publication High Times has acquired print magazine Dope Media in a deal valued at $11.2 million. The deal is a combination of stock and cash. High Times has been building a portfolio of cannabis titles including Green Rush Daily and Culture. “DOPE is a very strategic acquisition for our portfolio offering key complementary assets to our existing platforms and

read more

25
Sep
2018

8 Of The Best Celebrity Marijuana Brands

Tons of celebrity are reaping the benefits of mainstream weed. As cannabis spreads across the U.S. like wildfire, it’s getting cooler, just in different ways. Cannabis has been underground, in-the-know cool since the sixties, when only squares didn’t partake. Back then, the only real celebrities promoting weed use were Cheech and Chong, way before either

read more

25
Sep
2018

Pot legalization bringing boon to hemp farmers

The federal government’s end to its 95-year pot prohibition will also be a boon for hemp farmers. They’ll soon be allowed to sell the plant’s flowers to be processed for its CBD, a cannabinoid without any psychoactive effects that’s being hailed for its medicinal potential. Health Canada approved an exemption last month allowing commercial hemp

read more

25
Sep
2018

Will Challenges Faced by Cannabis Producers Create Opportunities for Real Estate Investors?

25.09.2018 admin News USA No Comments

Investors in cannabis real estate may be able to buy failed facilities at distressed prices. Similar to what happened in Colorado, California’s cannabis industry might experience some growing pains, industry experts predict. State and local government requirements and an oversupply of product expected to flood the market in coming years are likely narrow the supplier field and

read more

19
Sep
2018

US gov’t approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

19.09.2018 admin News USA No Comments

SAN DIEGO — In a rare move, the US government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for tremor studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced Tuesday the

read more

19
Sep
2018

Is psilocybin next for drug reformers after cannabis legalization?

19.09.2018 admin News USA No Comments

Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), a U.S. Senate candidate, delivered fired up comments about marijuana, Botham Jean’s killing by police and the racially discriminatory drug war. Activists in Denver, Colorado and Oregon took steps this month toward qualifying ballot measures allowing psilocybin use. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D), who has a history of saying mean-spirited and inaccurate things about

read more

19
Sep
2018

Canada: How will the legalization of cannabis affect athletes? It’s hard to say

While there’s been plenty of discussion around the pending legalization of cannabis, its effect on athletes hasn’t been part of the conversation. One of the reasons for the absence of dialogue is marijuana’s reputation for impairing, not improving athletic performance, which makes cannabis a poor workout partner. The other reason that athletes have been left

read more